[monday, october 08, 2012]    
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[10/08/12 - 11:17 PM]
Development Update: Monday, October 8
Updates include: ABC asks for three more "The Neighbors" scripts; drama "The Last Stand" gets pilot order at NBC, as does comedy "Joe & Joe & Jane."

[10/08/12 - 06:01 PM]
Paula Abdul Joins ABC's "Dancing with the Stars: All-Stars" as a Special Guest Judge for One Night, Monday, October 15
She will be joining Len Goodman, Bruno Tonioli and Carrie Ann Inaba as they critique and score the remaining All-Star couples on their dance routines of the night.

[10/08/12 - 05:31 PM]
NBC Delays Returns of "Whitney," "Community"
Both series had been set to return next Friday, October 19.

[10/08/12 - 03:38 PM]
Friday's Cable Ratings: TBS Wins with MLB Wild Card Doubleheader
Plus: numbers for Animal Planet's "Monsters Inside Me," FX's "UFC Fight Night" and more!

[10/08/12 - 03:06 PM]
Academy Award(R) Nominee Demian Bichir Signs on for FX Drama Pilot "The Bridge"
He'll play Marco Ruiz, a homicide investigator for the state of Chihuahua in Mexico.

[10/08/12 - 02:44 PM]
TBS Sets Jan. 17 Premiere and Announces Contestants for New Unscripted Competition Series "King of the Nerds"
Robert Carradine and Curtis Armstrong host the series, to air Thursdays at 10:00/9:00c.

[10/08/12 - 02:29 PM]
"American Chopper Live" (w/t) Returns with a Heated Four Way Bike Build-off
The two-night special airs Monday, December 10 and Tuesday, December 11 at 9:00/8:00c on Discovery.

[10/08/12 - 02:02 PM]
Style Media's Sunday Nights Return Big with the Season Three Premiere of "Big Rich Texas" Delivering Its Most Watched Season Premiere Ever
Style spins the numbers for Sunday, October 7.

[10/08/12 - 01:41 PM]
TLC Goes Behind the Seams of the Dressmaking Business from "My Big Fat Gypsy Wedding" in "Little Shop of Gypsies"
The four-episode series launches this Thursday, October 11 at 10:00/9:00c.

[10/08/12 - 01:20 PM]
Oxygen to Air Exclusive Content of "Bad Girls Club" Along with Fan Favorite Movies During "BGC Movie Weekend" on Friday, October 12 and Saturday, October 13
"BGC Movie Weekend" leads up to the highly-anticipated season nine finale of "Bad Girls Club" Mexico on Monday, October 15.

[10/08/12 - 01:08 PM]
"Ted Nugent's Gun Country" Special Airs Wednesday, October 10 at 10 PM ET/PT on Discovery
Plus: look for "Secrets of Secret Societies" on Sunday, October 14 and "Osama bin Laden: The Finish" on Wednesday, October 17.

[10/08/12 - 12:49 PM]
President Barack Obama Featured in Nick News with Linda Ellerbee "Kids Pick the President: The Candidates" Special Premiering Oct. 15, at 8p ET/PT
Following the special, kids have the opportunity to vote for the man they think should be the next president.

[10/08/12 - 12:47 PM]
Lifetime Original Movie Event "Steel Magnolias" Blossoms, Averaging 6.5 Million Total Viewers in World Premiere to Become Network's Third Most-Watched Telecast Ever
Lifetime spins the numbers for Saturday, October 6 and Sunday, October 7.

[10/08/12 - 12:43 PM]
Syfy Orders Fourth Season of Its Hit Competition Series "Face Off"
Slated for a 2013 premiere, notable guest appearances on tap for season four include Bryan Singer and Lightstorm's Jon Landau.

[10/08/12 - 12:22 PM]
The Year's Top Country Artists to Be Honored on "CMT Artists of the Year" But Honorees Will Remain a Mystery Until the CMT Premiere on December 8
The 90-minute special celebrates the class of 2012 with an incredible evening of wall-to-wall performances.

[10/08/12 - 12:12 PM]
Inspiring HBO Documentary "The Big Picture: Rethinking Dyslexia," Showing How the Disorder Can be a Gift as Well as a Challenge, Debuts Oct. 29 During National Dyslexia Month
Directed by James Redford, the film is "a personal, touching and sometimes humorous look at this developmental reading disorder."

[10/08/12 - 11:57 AM]
Discovery Channel's "Curiosity" Series Goes Inside the Bermuda Triangle in Search of Answers to This Ancient Mystery
Other upcoming installments include "I Was Mummified" on October 21 and "Brainwashed" on October 28.

[10/08/12 - 11:36 AM]
MTV2 Set to Debut All New Episodes of "Hip Hop Squares" on Tuesday, October 23 at 11:00 P.M. ET/PT
Plus: "The Dub Magazine Project" returns for its second season on Sunday, October 28 at 1:00 p.m. ET/PT.

[10/08/12 - 11:32 AM]
"Judges' Homes" Round of "The X Factor" Airs Wednesday, October 10, Thursday, October 11 and Wednesday, October 17 on FOX
As previously reported, look for a special two-hour installment on Sunday, November 4.

[10/08/12 - 11:22 AM]
Comedy Central(R) Orders Web Series "Broad City" to Pilot
Amy Poehler, Dave Becky and Sam Saifer are among the executive producers.

[10/08/12 - 11:10 AM]
Tom and Jerry Reignite Never-Ending Rivalry for Cartoon Network
"The Tom and Jerry Show" will be comprised of two 11-minute shorts per episode.

[10/08/12 - 11:04 AM]
Co-Host Carrie Underwood, Kenny Chesney, Eric Church and The Band Perry to Perform on "The 46th Annual CMA Awards," November 1 on ABC
Previously announced performers include Jason Aldean, Dierks Bentley, Luke Bryan, Kelly Clarkson, Little Big Town, Miranda Lambert, Paisley and Zac Brown Band.

[10/08/12 - 11:01 AM]
FOX Gives Full-Season Orders to New Comedies "Ben and Kate" and "The Mindy Project"
The network asks for six additional episodes of "Ben and Kate" and nine additional episodes of "Mindy Project."

[10/08/12 - 10:57 AM]
Get in the Groove with the Basic Cable Premiere of "Step Up 3," Sunday, October 14 at 8:00PM ET/PT on ABC Family
Broadcasts of "Step Up" and "Step Up 2: The Streets" will lead into the film.

[10/08/12 - 09:30 AM]
"My Life as an NBA Rookie," a Special That Reveals What Life as a Rookie Was Like for Some of Today's Biggest NBA Stars, Premieres Monday, October 29 on Disney XD
The half-hour special will lead into new episodes of "Kickin' It," "Lab Rats" and "Crash & Bernstein."

[10/08/12 - 09:15 AM]
ABC is Up 15% Over the Year-Ago Sunday in Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for Sunday, October 7.

[10/08/12 - 09:13 AM]
TV One Renews Award Winning Docu-Series "Unsung" for a Sixth Season
The network's popular and longest-running original series is schedule to return in January 2013.

[10/08/12 - 09:05 AM]
New Premiere Times for Ken Follett's "World Without End" Mini-Series on Reelz
The eight-hour epic premieres Wednesday, October 17 with three chances to watch at 8:00/7:00c, 10:00/9:00c and 12:00/11:00c.

[10/08/12 - 09:01 AM]
New Green Day Music Narrates Action-Packed "CSI: NY" on Friday, October 19
"Stop When The Red Lights Flash," "Amy," "Night Life," "The Forgotten" and "Kill The DJ" are among the featured tracks.

[10/08/12 - 08:53 AM]
CBS Sports Scores Highest NFL and College Football Ratings of Weekend
CBS spins the numbers for Saturday, October 6 and Sunday, October 7.

[10/08/12 - 08:22 AM]
NBC Is #1 for the Night in All Key Ratings Categories: Adults, Men and Women 18-34, 18-49 and 25-54, Plus Total Viewers
NBC spins the numbers for Sunday, October 7.

[10/08/12 - 08:20 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC, "Sunday Night Football" Remain on Top
The Peacock's NFL franchise however is down week to week, as are ABC's "666 Park Avenue," CBS's "The Mentalist."

[10/08/12 - 08:15 AM]
Video: Get the First Look at MTV and Logo's "It Gets Better" Special, Premiering Tomorrow, October 9 at 11:00 PM ET/PT
Dan Savage, syndicated columnist, author, and co-creator of the It Gets Better Project, anchors the special.

[10/08/12 - 07:56 AM]
Syfy to Bring Smash Hit Reality Series "Opposite Worlds" to America with Acquisition of Exclusive U.S. Format Rights from Canal 13 and Banijay International
The series will consist of 12 episodes over six weeks, marking the first time Syfy has ever aired an original series twice a week.

[10/08/12 - 07:17 AM]
Bravo Media Gets Wired with the Premiere of "Start-Ups: Silicon Valley" on Monday, November 5th at 10:00 PM ET/PT
Den of Thieves and Zuckerberg Media are behind the project.

[10/08/12 - 06:21 AM]
NBC Green-Lights "Get Out Alive" (Working Title) - A New Adventure Reality-Competition Series Starring Ultimate Survivor Bear Grylls
The series is set to air in primetime in Summer 2013.

[10/08/12 - 06:20 AM]
Miami-Notre Dame Game from Solider Field in Chicago Is Up 71% Versus Last Year's Neutral-Site Primetime Telecast
NBC spins the numbers for Saturday, October 6.

[10/08/12 - 06:01 AM]
Yolanda Adams and CeCe Winans to Perform on "We Will Always Love You: A Grammy(R) Salute to Whitney Houston"
The one-hour special will be broadcast on Friday, November 16 at 10:00/9:00c on CBS.

[10/08/12 - 05:31 AM]
TV Guide Network's "StandUp In Stilettos" Is Back for a Second Season Premiering on November 10
Scheduled to appear in this season: Thea Vidale, Cory Kahaney, Cathy Ladman, Luenell and Laurie Kilmartin.

[10/07/12 - 12:28 PM]
MLB Postseason on TBS Delivers Audience Growth
TBS spins the numbers for Saturday, October 6.

[10/07/12 - 09:05 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: College Football Puts ABC, FOX in Front
The Alphabet is the most-watched network with its weekly college football franchise.

[10/06/12 - 01:48 PM]
TBS Scores on First Day of 2012 MLB Postseason
TBS spins the numbers for Friday, October 5.

[10/06/12 - 08:52 AM]
ABC Dominates Friday with "Shark Tank" Finishing as the #1 TV Show
ABC spins the numbers for Friday, October 5.

[10/06/12 - 08:46 AM]
"Grimm" Matches Its Highest 18-49 Rating for a Friday Telecast Since January 20
NBC spins the numbers for Friday, October 5.

[10/06/12 - 08:44 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: "Shark Tank" Paves the Way to ABC Demo Win
Plus: "Made in Jersey" on CBS sinks 27% from its premiere in adults 18-49.

[10/05/12 - 11:14 PM]
Development Update: Friday, October 5
Updates include: CBS eyes "Bad Teacher" TV series; NBC to import Australian drama "The Slap"; and ABC orders diving competition "Celebrity Splash."

[10/05/12 - 04:50 PM]
The 10 Things You Need to Know About the New Season, Part 10: History Is on the Side of the Majority of This Fall's New Shows
Our popular feature concludes as we crunch the numbers from the past 13 seasons.

[10/05/12 - 03:30 PM]
Thursday's Cable Ratings: "Jersey Shore" Return Falls Short of "Thursday Night Football"
Plus: numbers for Comedy Central's "Gabriel Iglesias Presents Stand-Up Revolution," History's "Nor'eastermen" and more!

[10/05/12 - 02:49 PM]
Sean Astin Guest Stars on Syfy's Hit Series "Alphas" Beginning Monday, October 8 at 8PM ET/PT
He'll appear in a two-episode arc that kicks off the show's last three episodes of the season.

[10/05/12 - 11:39 AM]
E! Premieres "A-List Listings" on Wednesday, October 24; "Ice Loves Coco" Returns Sunday, October 28
Plus: look for the special "Keeping Up with the Kardashians: Dishing it Out" also on Sunday, October 28.

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[10/26/16 - 12:45 PM]
New Comedy "The Mick," Starring Kaitlin Olson, to Premiere Sunday, January 1, After NFL Doubleheader, on FOX
The series will then regularly air Tuesday nights following "New Girl."

[10/26/16 - 11:42 AM]
Samantha Bee Interviews Her First Male President, Barack Obama
Said installment of "Full Frontal with Samantha Bee" airs Monday, October 31 at 10:30/9:30c on TBS.

[10/26/16 - 11:00 AM]
Starz Adds Michael Nyqvist, Nazanin Boniadi, Nicholas Pinnock and Sara Serraiocco to Spy Thriller "Counterpart"
The espionage thriller with a metaphysical twist also stars Oscar(R) winner J.K. Simmons, Olivia Williams and Harry Lloyd.

[10/26/16 - 10:32 AM]
Weinstein Television's Epic Scripted Event Series "Waco," Lands on Spike TV
Previously announced in August, the six-part event series is based on the harrowing true story of the 1993 FBI siege of a religious sect in Waco, Texas that resulted in the deadly shoot out and fire.

[10/26/16 - 10:32 AM]
"Broad City" Original Series Soundtrack Available Friday, October 28 via Milan Records in Association with Comedy Central Records
The album artwork and packaging is designed by artist Mike Perry, who is also the creator of the animated show opener for "Broad City," and features an insert with spliff-rolling instructions.

[10/26/16 - 10:23 AM]
The CW Gets Into the Spirit with Its Schedule of Upcoming Holiday Specials
New this holiday season, The CW will broadcast an original holiday special, "Terry Crews Saves Christmas," for five hour-long episodes across four consecutive nights, starting Tuesday, December 20.

[10/26/16 - 10:09 AM]
WGN America's Hit Supernatural Thriller "Salem" Returns Halloween Week Wednesday, November 2 at 9:00 PM ET/PT
In advance of the premiere, the network released a riveting new trailer featuring a gruesome twist on "Cats Cradle."

[10/26/16 - 09:26 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: World Series Opens on Top for FOX
The network's coverage is up more than 17% among adults 18-49 from last year.

[10/26/16 - 09:01 AM]
Disney Begins Production on New "Muppet Babies" Series, Slated to Debut in Early 2018
Geared towards kids 4-7, each episode will feature two 11-minute stories that follow the Muppet Babies on various adventures as they let their imaginations take them to the farthest corners of the universe.

[10/26/16 - 09:00 AM]
Esquire Network Teams Up with Nick Offerman and the Movember Foundation to Throw a "'Stache Bash" to Raise Awareness of Men's Health
Take a look at Nick chatting about moustaches and tune in to the marathon to see the best of the beards and flavor savers.

[10/26/16 - 08:56 AM]
Travel Channel Says Week of December 25 Is the Perfect Time for a "Chill-cation"
Travel Channel's favorite experts and explorers - Josh Gates, Jack Maxwell, Anthony Melchiorri, Don Wildman, Andrew Zimmern and Zak Bagans - will lead ultimate chilly escapes with ice-themed episodes of the network's most popular series.

[10/26/16 - 08:32 AM]
ABC Brings You "Home for the Holidays" with Series and Specials from Thanksgiving Through the New Year
Highlights include new seasons of "The Great Christmas Light Fight" and the re-monikered "The Great American Baking Show."

[10/26/16 - 08:16 AM]
Cubs vs. Indians Delivers Best Metered Market Rating for Game 1 of the World Series Since 2009
FOX Sports spins the numbers for Tuesday, October 25.

[10/26/16 - 07:47 AM]
2016 MTV EMAS Embraces Fans-First Innovation
The 2016 MTV EMAs are the first-ever awards show to launch a Facebook Messenger interactive bot to give fans an exclusive way to engage with the live show.

[10/26/16 - 07:02 AM]
National Geographic Goes "Further" - Company Announces Global Rebrand Extending Across Entire Organization
The rebrand will coincide with the global event series premiere of "Mars," the epic story of mankind's thrilling quest to colonize Mars, from executive producers Brian Grazer and Ron Howard, on Monday, November 14.